European Journal of Dermatology


Animal models for male pattern (androgenetic) alopecia Volume 11, numéro 4, July - August 2001

The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1500, USA.
  • Page(s) : 321-5
  • Année de parution : 2001

Alopecia, or hair loss, is a common problem in all mammalian species, not just humans. Therefore, it is logical that other mammals should have diseases similar to those that cause alopecia in humans. This is true for some human diseases such as papular atrichia (the hairless, hr, mutation in the mouse) [1] and alopecia areata (the same disease in mice and other mammals) [2]. The most common form of alopecia in humans is androgenetic alopecia (also [...]